Law & professional services - Archive

March 2019 articles

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has issued nearly 1,500 demands to professional service firms for more information on clients suspected [...]

19 March

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has launched an investigation into failed £236m lender London Capital & Finance (LCF), it [...]

18 March

UK law firms added 307 net new partners last year as the legal sector continued to grow despite economic and political uncertainty. [...]

18 March

Stamp duty land tax relief for all first-time buyers for purchases up to £500,000: this was the pledge made by the Chancellor, [...]

15 March

There are a few issues for you to consider. You do not say whether you have received formal notification from the developer requiring [...]

15 March

Flag it up, clean it up, flush it out, whatever the call to action, anti-money laundering (AML) legislation is worthy of laser [...]

14 March

A House of Lords Committee today criticised the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for the slow pace [...]

14 March

Most regulators for accountants and lawyers are not doing enough to scrutinise money laundering, a senior regulator said today. [...]

12 March

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) will be scrapped and replaced with a new beefed-up watchdog following a review into the [...]

11 March

Law firm DWF has today raised £95m in the first main market float for a law firm, valuing the business at £366m. [...]

11 March

Competition is the oxygen of the capitalist system. [...]

11 March

Former Lord Chancellor Lord Falconer is to chair a £1m giveaway by litigation funder Therium aimed at increasing access to justice [...]

11 March

Interserve is facing a battle for survival with less than five days left to convince shareholders to save the business from [...]

10 March

The UK’s former director of public prosecutions (DPP) has been barred from contact with agencies such as the Serious Fraud [...]

10 March

The UK’s leading law firms are betting on the gig economy to boost their growth with Linklaters and Clifford Chance joining [...]

10 March